By Kenneth Mohammed Hadebe(East Africa)

Acting  President of the Pan African Parliament Hon. Lucia Dos Passos is leading a West African Regional Caucus advocacy missions to Cape Verde and Côte d’Ivoire from 25 September to 4 October 2023.

She was on 21 August 2023 appointed the Acting President of the Parliament on rotation, when the President, Hon. Chief Fortune Charumbira proceeded on leave.

The missions aim to advocate for the ratification of African Union Legal instruments that promote good governance, respect for human rights, justice and the rule of law in Africa.

This is in line with PAP’s mandate to promote and coordinate the ratification, domestication and popularization of African Union legal instruments including the Revised Pan-African Parliament Protocol also known as the Malabo Protocol.